noun, plural ec·chy·mo·ses [ek-uh-moh-seez] /ˌɛk əˈmoʊ siz/. Pathology.
Origin of ecchymosis
Examples from the Web for ecchymoses
Occasionally the engorged conjunctival vessels give way, causing numerous small extravasations (ecchymoses).
The disease is further characterized by ecchymoses and minute apoplectic effusions, and by the absence of pus-formation.
No peritonitis, or ascites, or ecchymoses in the mucous membranes were noted in the autopsies made on sheep by Ruedi.Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease|Albert Cornelius Crawford
It is chiefly in cases of a malignant type and rapid and fatal course that ecchymoses have been observed.
The autopsy showed congestion of the lungs, ecchymoses of the kidney, and much blood in the liver and spleen.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth